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SSA tea-break videos: heroin administration research

A Friday SSA tea-break video for those of you working from home. Today, as your kettle boils, and you wonder whether it is a Rich Tea biscuit or a Hobnob day, Basak Tas chats to you about her research into heroin administration and reminds you how amazing research can be. There is nothing in the
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Useful coronavirus (COVID-19) links

Updated 1 April 2020 Here is a list of links to information about COVID-19 (coronavirus) including national guidance, information for treatment services, harm reduction advice for people who use drugs, online courses and news and opinion. We will update this page as information comes in but if you know of any useful resources that we
Policy
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Treatment & therapies

Findings update: recovery, brief interventions and International Women’s Day

Effectiveness Bank Additions The Effectiveness Bank is a free online library at Drug and Alcohol Findings that provides accessible coverage of substance use intervention research. We recently added entries about why happiness might not factor into some definitions of ‘recovery’, about persistent challenges with extending the delivery of screening and brief interventions, about the scope
Cannabis
Research

SSA tea-break videos: Cannabis

Another SSA tea-break video for those of you working from home who might feel disconnected from the addiction research community. It is as if you have gone to the kitchen to make a cup of tea and found Will Lawn there talking about his cannabis research. You might as well take a break, put the
Alcohol
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COVID-19 and alcohol: an enduring effect on home drinking habits?

James Morris Among the spate of articles offering well-being advice following the COVID-19 ‘Corona virus’ outbreak, many include calls for people to avoid self-medicating with drugs or alcohol. However, as images of supermarket alcohol shelves stripped bare circulate and multiple online alcohol retailers report long backlogs, it seems many people are seeking alcohol as a
Research
Treatment & therapies
Videos

SSA tea-break videos: Contingency management

Over the next few weeks we will regularly post videos from addiction conferences in 2019. Many of you now working from home will be missing those conversations that happen by chance in kitchens, stairwells or over coffee, where you get a glimpse into other people’s research. These conversations help us feel connected to the wider

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Covid-19

As an organisation, we continue to function during the developing pandemic.

We are following all government and Charity Commission guidance in respect of staff and reporting issues.

Our funding schemes remain open and we are continuing to programme our conferences planned for November 2020.